Fall 2020

September 15, 2020

“Sifting through 120 terabytes of genomics data to gain insights into cardiovascular disease”

Robert E. Gerszten, MD

Herman Dana Professor of Medicine

Harvard Medical School

September 29, 2020

“Myocardial Remission in Heart Failure: End of the Beginning or Beginning of the End?”

Douglas L. Mann, MD

Lewin Professor and Chief, Cardiovascular Division
Cardiologist-in-Chief, Barnes Jewish Hospital
Medical Director, Heart and Vascular Center, Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Professor of Cell Biology and Physiology

Washington University School of Medicine

October 27, 2020

“Multiscale ECM Mechanics and Mechanobiology in Physiology and Diseases”

Katherine Zhang, PhD

Professor (ME, BME, MSE)
Associate Chair for Graduate Programs

Boston University
Department of Mechanical Engineering

November 11, 2020

“CRISPR Ease in Defining Coding and Noncoding Function in Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells”

Joseph Miano, PhD

Professor, Vascular Biology

Augusta University 

November 24, 2020

“Genetics and Single Cell Sequencing to Identify New Therapeutic Target for Cardiovascular Diseases”

Patrick Ellinor, MD, PhD

Director, Cardiac Arrhythmia Service
Massachusetts General Hospital
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Director, Cardiovascular Disease Initiative
Director, Precision Cardiology Laboratory, and Institute Member
The Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT

Harvard Medical School

December 1, 2020

“Genetic Basis of Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms and Dissections: Identifying Molecular Pathways and Gene-Based Management”

Dianna Milewicz MD, PhD

President George H.W. Bush Chair of Cardiovascular Medicine
Director of the Division of Medical Genetics
Vice-Chair of the Department of Internal Medicine

University of Texas Medical School at Houston

December 8, 2020

“Dysregulation of Resolution Programs in Atherosclerosis”

Gabrielle Fredman, PhD

Associate Professor
Albany Medical College
The Dept. of Molecular and Cellular Physiology

Albany Medical College